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Al-Ahrām Establishment has published a book entitled The Path Towards Human Rights, by Hāfez Abu Se'da, chairman of Egypt's National Council for Human Rights (NCHR). In his book, Abu Se'da presents a vision and ideas to solve the citizens' life issues.
Mūrsī `Atallahwrites in his column this week in Al-Ahrām newspaper: I do not know the reason for this fabricated fuss about the project of a unified Friday sermon unless some people want to transform the mosque podiums from being platforms for awareness and guidance into bombs and landmines for...
I am not able to see a way out of the aggressive Western and American media campaigns against Egypt and human rights issues, - and at the heart of this fierce campaign, the murder and torture of the Italian student Giulio Regeni, - except a clear declaration disclosed by the Egyptian President in...
Egypt's House of Representative gave the government a 14-day ultimatum to finish drafting a new Equal Citizenship Law, Al-Ahrām Arabic website reported on Monday.
Many people have bet on this question recently on whether Egypt’s former president Muḥammad Mursī would be spared from the death sentence verdict issued by the Egyptian Judiciary.
In an interview with Al-Ahram newspaper, Counselor Munsif Najīb Sulīmān, legal advisor to the Coptic Church, discussed a number of important Church-related issues. The Houses of Worship law featured prominently in the discussion. 
Al-Ahram organized a seminar on the sidelines of the discussion sparked by the draft bill on the unified law for the regulation of press and media. The seminar featured prominent Egyptian journalist, media figures and political analysts who also contributed to the formula of the draft bill. 
On Tuesday, the Regional Center for Strategic Studies in Cairo will hold a panel discussion on the position of the Western media on Egypt.
President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi met with editors-in-chiefs of state-run newspapers Al-Ahrām, Al-Jūmhūryia, and Akhbār al-Yawm to outline in detail the tenets of Egypt's foreign policy on the basis of various principles that may explain the reason behind Egypt's intensified efforts during the last...
We, Arabs, do not like losers, even when these prove to be true heroes rebelling against forces of power. Not only do we not like them, but we tend to punish them further by forgetting them or wiping them from existence. We are the sons of a tribal culture which glorifies power, banishes those who...
It must have been more than ten years ago now, that my friend, the Egyptologist Zāhi Hawwās and myself watched the movie The Last Temptations of Christ in Washington DC.  Entirely shot in Morocco, the film depicts Jesus Christ having given up his life of celibacy, married Maria Magdalena, and had...
Coptic activist Mīlād Ḥannā was born in June 1924 and is the co-founder of the left-wing opposition party al-Tajammuʿ Party. Ḥannā said that he could have easily been a minister if he had chosen to do some lip-service to President Mubārak; however, the fact that he has criticized the government on...
Reverend Jerry Lamon Falwell was born on August 11, 1933 in Lynchburg, Virginia and deceased in May 2007.  In 1967, Falwell created an evangelical educational institution called the Lynchburg Christian Academy. The most echoing case of insult caused by Falwell was September 2002, when he gave an...
Hāla Muṣṭafā was born in Egypt in 1958, although Muṣṭafā was appointed to be a member of the new Policies Committee of the National Democratic Party (NDP) in 2002, Muṣṭafā presents herself as an independent writer and thinker more than a party member. This commitment is reflected in her...
ʿAmru Mūsā; an Egyptian politician and diplomat who holds the position of Secretary-General of the Arab Leagueand plays a pivotal role in negotiations around most of the major disputes in the Arab world. Such negotations are in regards to the disputes between Morocco and Algeria over Western Sahara...
This biography focuses on the Islamic viewpoints of Āḥmad al-Ṭayyib; how he argues from an Islamic perspective and does not attempt to see the world through the eyes of non-Muslims. He strives to represent Islam in the best possible light, talking about it in a very positive way and accordingly...
Arab-West Report extends its condolences to the family and friends of the victims in the March 22 and March 27 terrorist attacks in Brussels and Lahore, as well as to all Belgians and Pakistanis. The terrorist attack at Zaventem Airport and Maalbeek Metro station in Brussels claimed the lives of 34...
Foreign Policy, The New York Times, Daily News Egypt and al-Bawaba news all report about the ban on reporting on the killings of Mexican tourists in Egypt’s Western desert. There is growing public anger against the absence of transparency and increased media gags.
Egyptian Poet Fārūq Jawīda wrote an article for al-Ahrām in which he severely criticizes the present state of Egyptian media. He accused the media of promoting deceit, immorality and lewdness. Jawīda demanded the government to take immediate action and issue media legislation which would put...
The final outcome of the Brotherhood’s fatwá is the inevitable disappearance of churches in Dār al-Islām (Islamic countries), which logically entails that there is no place for non-Muslims in Egypt. The Shaykh ends his fatwá stressing that building churches in Islamic countries is not permitted.
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